Deputy Sheriff Joe N. Martin

Deputy Sheriff Joe N. Martin

Comanche County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, June 25, 1885

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Joe N. Martin

Deputy Martin was shot and killed by a man he was attempting to arrest for drunk and disorderly conduct. During the arrest the man pulled out a gun and shot Deputy Martin several times. He succumbed to his wounds five days later.

Deputy Martin was survived by his wife and five children.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, June 20, 1885
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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No passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest peace always.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

June 25, 2020

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